Posts Tagged ‘1980s’
Even as it gets stuck between stations, “Joy” is an engaging — and, at the right moments, enraging — tale of both perseverance and the psychology of purchasing.
The movie doesn't feel phony, but it beats an unexpected retreat to safety — a solace far beyond the gaze of the greatness “Compton” gives you at the outset.
There have been many pretenders to Sidney Lumet's vacant throne. Here is a thoroughly engrossing heir — with plenty of meat on its bones and ice in its veins.
It's cliche, it's predictable, and at times it's even cringe-worthy. Yet, "That's My Boy" remains to be Sandler's best effort in years...thanks to Andy Samberg that is.
"The Heineken Kidnapping" is the Dutch equivalent of our "Suicide Kings," except it's a true story.
A relatively engaging based-on-true-events fish movie, "Big Miracle" satisfies all of the requirements of the inspirational true story.
This meathead version of "Ronin" is clotted with complicated plot threads, but it's all cover for several cock-punching throwdowns. That's not necessarily bad.
This week Joe and Chris yap about "Fright Night," "Conan the Barbarian" and the recent spate of '80s remakes.
An interesting premise is ruined by stale filmmaking and underwritten characters.
Sam reviews the film that looks back on the time in which people were obsessed with looking forward.
Over the years the "Friday the 13th" series has given us plenty, and sure it was mostly bad, but much of it was awesomely bad.
Over the years the “Friday the 13th” series has given us plenty, and sure it was mostly bad, but much of it was awesomely bad.
Freeman spoke to The Yap about "Skateland," about his two co-stars who are on the verge of stardom, and making a 1980s film where most of the characters are stuck in the 70s.